And by this very difference tragedy stands apart in relation to comedy, for the latter intends to imitate those who are worse, and the former better, than people are now.
He who hath many friends hath none.
One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
But to be constantly asking ‘What is the use of it?' is unbecoming to those of broad vision and unworthy of free men.
There is only one driving force: The desire.
Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education.
A man may possess the disposition without its producing any good result.